While in Bogota will be held the investiture of Gustavo Petro as president of Colombiain Miami (Florida) will be held this Sunday a meeting of Colombians in exile, called Colombia Plan B.
It is a convention to createCreate a surveillance strategy for the new government of Gustavo Petro backed by Republican political leaders.
Fabio Andrade one of the organizers of the meeting assured Caracol Radio that “we began to be active with Plan B, we began to carry out direct and key political exercise. This is a radical leftist government that we are very concerned about and We are going to ask for support from the United States Congress to ensure that Colombia stay in democracy“.
Among the Republicans invited are the representatives to the House Maria Elvira Salazar, Mario Diaz Balart and Carlos Jimenezas well as Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubiowho recently expressed concern about the arrival of a leftist government in Colombia.
This week also in plenary session of the Senate, legislator Ted Cruz lashed out at the new president and presented a new bill to condition United States aid to Colombia in exchange for the Petro government complies with certain guarantees.
“This weekend, on Sunday, Colombia will become the 10th government in the region to be controlled by the left radical when the country’s new president, Gustavo Petro, takes office,” said Ted Cruz.
The Texas Republican added that this it could have been the last free election in Colombia if Petro were to repeat the pattern of other countries such as Venezuela, Nicaragua or Cuba.